From Recruiter To Driver... Maybe?

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Rebecca C.'s Comment
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I have been doing truck driver recruiting for almost a year... And before that, most of my experience has come from Accounting and Customer Service... But where I am living in California, there are limited jobs for someone that doesn't speak Spanish...

So, I am considering going and getting my CDL and start driving... This recruiting thing doesn't pay the bills, and I need something that does! My husband used to be a truck driver, hasn't driven in 4 years, and is now having issues with his diabetes, so probably wont be driving any time soon either....

I know I want a carrier that the CDL training.. Any suggestions?

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Rob T.'s Comment
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Welcome! Sorry this topic has been overlooked! Short answer to your question is you cant go wrong with any Paid CDL Training Programs. You can Apply For Paid CDL Training at numerous carriers with that one simple application. We have members here from many different companies that are happy where they are. I'd suggest posting this same post over in the "general discussions" section as there is much more activity there. We only have a few female members and usually they're so busy on the road they dont have much time to swing by this section. Dont be afraid, we dont bite smile.gif

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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